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Project Overview

Booster Section

Sustainer Section

Electronics

Recovery


Flight Configurations

Certification
Attempt
Sustainer only on a M1939.
Altitude: 5,145 feet, Velocity: 0.52 Mach
ROCstock XII
Configuration
4 K700 motors in the booster section, staging to a M1939 in the Sustainer.
Total Impulse: 19840 NS (96%"N"), within the California limit of 20480 NS.
Altitude: 8,439 feet, Velocity: 0.69 Mach
Alternate
Configuration
4 K1050 SU motors in the booster section, staging to a M1939 in the Sustainer.
Total Impulse: 20480 NS (100%"N")
Altitude: 8.767 feet, Velocity: 0.66 Mach
LDRS 2001
Configuration
4 M1315 motors in the booster section, staging to a N2000 in the Sustainer.
Total impulse 39,600 NS (96% "O") within the Tripoli limit of 40,960 NS.
Altitude: 14,360 feet, Velocity: 0.83 Mach
BALLS 2001
Configuration
4 M1315 motors in the booster section, staging to a N2000 plus four J350 outboards in the Sustainer.
Total impulse 42,400 NS (52% "P")
Altitude: 15,814 feet, Velocity: 0.81 Mach

Note #1: Tripoli has recently ruled that all Level 3 attempts must be single stage.
Note #2: This performance data is based upon the current best estimate of rocket weight.

Simulations & Drawings

Launch Procedure

Launch Schedule

Current Problems

Project Sponsors

Project History

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